Jolley Prize 2016 (Winner): 'Glisk' by Josephine Rowe

We are wading out, the five of us. I remember this. The sun an hour or two from melting into the ocean, the slick trail of its gold showing the way we will take.

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Published in August 2016, no. 383
Josephine Rowe

Josephine Rowe

Josephine Rowe is the author of three story collections and a novel, A Loving, Faithful Animal (2016). She is a fellow of the Wallace Stegner Program at Stanford University, and her writing has appeared in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, MeanjinLiterary Hub,The Monthly, and elsewhere. Rowe's short story ‘Glisk’ won the 2016 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. Her new story collection, Here Until August, is forthcoming from Black Inc.

(photograph by Derek Shapton)

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